Youth Engagement Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title:     Youth Engagement Officer
Organisation: Finn
Church Aid (FCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
About FCA:
Finn Church Aid is
Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest
organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a
member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and
humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid
organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to continue working until people in
need of assistance can make their own living and fulfill their basic needs.
Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and justice.
Job Summary:  The Youth Engagement Officer will provide the
technical backstopping to the youth. The incumbent will take full
responsibility of capacity-‘ building of youth throughout the project by
offering oversight to the delivery of the Peer Educator model.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee the recruitment and selection process tor youth which
    involves developing selection criteria and materials, advertising in the
    target communities and management of youth agreement of responsibilities
    through formal MOUs
  • Work closely with other Dynamic team members to organize foundation
    and top up trainings for youth
  • Manage youth outputs through monthly work plans, regular support,
    supervision and mentorship visits
  • Support the youth led market research to inform program design,
    implementation and advocacy
  • Ensure achievements and best practices are documented and shared for
    programme teaming and improvement
  • Support the establishment and maintenance of relationships with
    target communities, and local government.
  • Ensure information on government programs is shared with youth
  • Ensure opportunities are created for youth and policy-makers to
    dialogue and make joint decisions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Youth Engagement
    Officer job should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Youth and Development work,
    Development studies, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social
    Administration or other relevant field
  • At least three years of experience designing and delivering youth
    engagement programmes ,
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of contemporary development issues
    particularly those related to economic opportunities for youth
  • Hold a valid riding permit (Class A)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed
application letter and resume to: stating the vacancy
job title in the subject line. Alternatively, “applications can be hand
delivered at FCA Kampala office using the address below. Ensure to indicate the
job applied tor on the left hand comer of the envelope. Please do not attach
academic papers it you send by email.
Address to:
Finn Church Aid
Plot 1495, Roche
Close – Muyenga, Off Tank Hill Road
P.O Box 21826,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 18th January 2019
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